4th International Conference on Oesophageal Atresia in Sydney from 15-16 September 2016

31 May 2016

The program will lead to an improved understanding of Oesophageal Atresia, inspire development of innovative therapies, enhance local and international collaborations and help establish well defined evidence based standards of care for Oesophageal Atresia.

Eat new members

29 May 2016

EAT is very pleased to welcome two new members: ABeFAO (Belgium Association Belge Francophone de l’Atrésie de l’Oesophage) TROAD (Türkiye Özofagus Atrezisi Çocuk ve Aile Destek Derneği) were accepted without objections.

Elected Rare Gastrointestinal ePAG Patient Representatives

29 May 2016

EURORDIS has established European Patient Advocacy Groups (ePAGs) to work with the EU’s initiative to create European Reference Networks (ERNs). EURORDIS recently asked for people from its member associations like EAT to come forwards possible delegates for these ePAGs. Eat […] LEARN MORE

October 16th, 2015 in Stuttgart: EAT meets with its Medical Advisory Committee

28 February 2016

It seemed quite ambitious at the time when EA patient support groups from Europe and Australia were given the opportunity to present at the first-ever International Congress on Esophageal Atresia, and to unveil the banner and logo of ‘EAT’ as […] LEARN MORE

The “Fourth International Conference on Oesophageal Atresia” : Coming together.

22 February 2016

The “Fourth International Conference on Oesophageal Atresia” will be held in Sydney on September 15-16th, 2016. As chair of the local organising committee I would like to extend a warm welcome to all of you. Website The theme of the […] LEARN MORE

3D medical animation on tracheoesophageal fistula Repair

23 October 2015

Thanks to Covenant Health for this great animation on the origins and on the consequences of esophageal atresia. This 3D medical animation shows a tracheoesophageal fistula in which the esophagus has an abnormal connection to the trachea. The animation explains […] LEARN MORE

EAT Medical Advisory Committee

27 August 2015

EAT is delighted to announce that the INoEA (the International Network on Esophageal Atresia) Steering Committee has agreed to act also as the Medical Advisory Board for EAT. The following individuals will therefore become the EAT Medical Advisory Board; we […] LEARN MORE

Report on gastro-esophageal reflux from Shelley

26 August 2015

Dear fellow-sufferers of esophageal atresia, I am 18 years old and was born myself with a long-gap esophageal atresia. In my last year of high school I have to write a diploma thesis. Since I am now more concerned about […] LEARN MORE